Bonner community reflects on Remembrance Day

The Bonner community will stand in silent reflection and remembrance of the sacrifice of our fallen man and women who gave their lives in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations this Remembrance Day. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said for more than a century Australians had paused at 11am on 11 November to acknowledge…

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Join the 2021 Bonner Youth Advisory Council

Students in Bonner can have their say on the issues important to them by taking part in the 2021 Bonner Youth Advisory Council (BYAC). Launched in 2020, BYAC invites each high school in the electorate to select students to take part in the program, which provides young people the opportunity to meet with Mr Vasta…

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Even faster internet coming to Eight Mile Plains

Australians in Eight Mile Plains are set to be part of the first 100,000 premises to benefit from higher internet speeds as a result of NBN Co’s $4.5 billion new network investment plan. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts the Hon Paul Fletcher MP said NBN Co had commenced work with construction delivery…

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Bonner Senior’s Expo goes online

The annual Bonner Senior’s Expo has gone online for 2020, with the Virtual Bonner Senior’s Expo now live. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said every year he loved putting on the Bonner Senior’s Expo to meet with constituents and put on a fun and informative day. “Unfortunately, with the coronavirus pandemic, it was…

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Men’s Shed grants now open

Bonner’s local Men’s Sheds can now apply for funding as part of the latest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Program (NSDP), with priority given on applications with a strong focus on health, wellbeing and safety. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said in acknowledgement of the impact COVID-19 has had on the…

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More university places from next year

The Morrison Government’s Job-ready Graduates legislation has passed the Senate which means from next year there will be more university places, and study subjects in areas of expected job growth will now be cheaper. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said for year 12 students currently completing their final exams, it was positive news…

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Bonner Christmas card competition is back

The annual Bonner Christmas Card competition is back and this year’s theme is “Christmas at Home.” Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP is looking for an outstanding and creative design to be featured on his Christmas card, which is sent out to more than 60,000 households in Bonner and even gets sent to the…

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Locals urged to apply for Science Week grants

Organisations and individuals in Bonner with ideas for exciting National Science Week events for next year are being encouraged to apply for a grant to make their idea a reality. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said preparations for next year’s annual festival of science were underway, with grants of up to $20,000 available…

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